Carlyann Edwards

Government, Business

Consumer Confidence Slumps on Weak Growth, Slower Job Gains

Consumer David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

Consumer confidence declined for the fourth time in five months on dimmer assessments of present conditions, suggesting that weak first-quarter growth and slower job gains in February are weighing on attitudes and potentially spending.

Carlyann Edwards | Bloomberg News
March 26, 2019
Government, Business

Homebuilder Sentiment Steady as Sales and Outlook Improve

Construction site Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Sentiment among U.S. homebuilders held steady in March, sustaining a rebound from a recent three-year low on improvement in sales and a brighter outlook for the next six months.

Carlyann Edwards | Bloomberg News
March 18, 2019
Government, Business

US Small Business Optimism Improves, Ending Five-Month Skid

Small Business Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Optimism among small companies in the United States improved in February, snapping a five-month losing streak that was the longest in two decades on brighter views of future conditions.

Carlyann Edwards | Bloomberg News
March 12, 2019